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A bad outbreak is spreading in Madagascar. We checked in with a virologist and outbreak response specialist Dr. Daniel Bausch to see what's up.
Oct. 12, 2017
Food and Drug Administration advisers unanimously recommended that the agency approve the first gene therapy for an inherited disease — a rare defect that causes blindness in children.
Oct. 12, 2017
"I'm not so frustrated in this job that I'm thinking of leaving," the retired four-star Marine Corps general told the White House press corps Thursday in a surprise briefing room appearance.
Oct. 12, 2017
If the Egyptian-brokered deal succeeds, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza will be reunited under one leadership for the first time since Hamas wrested control of Gaza 10 years ago.
Oct. 12, 2017
Among Democratic high rollers, Weinstein's presence was bigger than his bankroll.
Oct. 12, 2017
President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that aims to allow more insurance options. The plan is intended to lower costs, but critics warn it could hurt those who need insurance most.
Oct. 12, 2017
After President Trump tweets "We cannot keep FEMA" and other assets in Puerto Rico "forever," the mayor of San Juan says he's failing at a moral duty and calls him the "Hater in Chief."
Oct. 12, 2017
Puerto Rico's education secretary, Julia Keleher, says the few schools that are open are providing basic services. But there's still so much work to be done.
Oct. 12, 2017
Blanca Matos' home, which backs up against a river, has flooded, and re-flooded, nearly every day this week. After each rain, she mops the house, cursing the river.
Oct. 12, 2017
With a Cabinet post awaiting a nominee and hundreds of senior government positions unfilled, Trump says he is draining the swamp. Others say he's leaving "substitute teachers" in charge.
Oct. 12, 2017
The State Department said the withdrawal from the United Nations' cultural agency will take effect Dec. 31, 2018. The U.S. cut funding to the group years earlier for offering Palestinians membership.
Oct. 12, 2017
Also: How President Trump built a California golf course; Russian meddling in U.S. social media; and a team from the Netherlands wins a solar powered car race in Australia.
Oct. 12, 2017
Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and their children had been held by an extremist group in Afghanistan since 2012. Pakistan's military says it secured their release.
Oct. 12, 2017
Congress requires the president to reevaluate — or certify — the Iran nuclear deal every 90 days. The next deadline for him to do so is Oct. 15.
Oct. 12, 2017
The video raises a central question, with much of the area under a mandatory evacuation order and curfew: Who's going to get that mail?
Oct. 12, 2017
The jail, which drew national attention to Arpaio, was opened in 1993 and gained notoriety for its allegedly cruel conditions and unusual practices.
Oct. 12, 2017
"Stuck in traffic? Lost an election? Blame us!" reads one of the ads in Washington D.C. put up by RT.
Oct. 12, 2017
Coach Inc. is changing its corporate name to better include the two other brands it owns: Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade. Coach bags, accessories and stores will continue to carry the brand name.
Oct. 12, 2017
In 2002, Donald Trump was expected to be a savior for Rancho Palos Verdes. But over the next decade, he brought lawsuits and offended residents. It's a lesson in Trump's management style.
Oct. 12, 2017
Facebook pages have been s try to reunite people with the strangers that helped them. One victim's father says he'd like to "give that feeling that you really mattered to somebody. To us."
Oct. 12, 2017

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